So what is, who is, WeCan-Ugan? (Part 2)

Here is the second part of Muhammad Atif’s account of the recent WeCan-Ugan trip to northern Uganda. During the trip the WeCan-Ugan team undertook research for ColaLife. WeCan-Ugan (Education) – What We Did The WeCan-Ugan team During the civil war some areas in northern Uganda were particularly hard hit. The Barlonyo massacre killed 482 Ugandans […]

So what is, who is, WeCan-Ugan?

We received a huge contribution to the development of the ColaLife concept last week from WeCan-Ugan. It took the form of a report summarising a very large survey of the views of people in northern Uganda on ColaLife. The report can be downloaded here. WeCan-Ugan operates under the umbrella of King’s College SIFE (Students in […]

ColaLife research Northern Uganda

Click image to download the report (PDF, 684KB) I’ve reported before on the work of a group of young people from Kings College London in Northern Uganda: WeCan Ugan. WeCan Ugan work in partnership a local grassroots NGO called HORARD (Hope Revival Agency for Rural Development) in an area that was changed forever and faces unique […]

Another water sterilisation option? Colloidal Silver (CS)

I had a very interesting meeting yesterday morning (18/4/11) with Lindsay Smith who is working for World Health Alliance International to broaden the market for SilverDYNE from beyond its use today in disaster relief situations. SilverDYNE is a silver-based product that sterlises water at the point of use. One 30ml bottle is enough to sterilise […]

News from WeCan Ugan, Uganda

I reported earlier about a trip by a group of young people from Kings College to northern Uganda. Well they’ve been and they are now back. One of the team members was Muhammad Atif and he has kindly submitted this guest blog post about the trip: The team left Uganda on Saturday and landed at London […]

Operation Uganda

My name is Claire and I am a third year medical student at King’s College London having studied International Health at UCL last year, and Mo is likewise a third year medic who I managed to pursuade to come with me to the Innovation’s Evening at the Royal Society of Medicine a few of weeks […]